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From: Jim Yanik
Subject: Re: heat seeking missile guidance system
Date: Wed, 25 Dec 2002 05:16:24 +0000 (UTC)
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"Anthony Q. Bachler" wrote in
> Imaging is necessary for newer missles that have to hit targets while
> moving at supersonic speeds. Older slow missiles from WW2 had a
> larger margin of error in the servos and were also less accurate.
> Imaging gives the ability to more accurately control the servos
> instead of just turning full right/left/up/down.
No,imaging is necessary for counter-countermeasures(decoy/flare-
rejection).It makes the missile very difficult to jam.But imaging requires
more complex computer (FAST)image processing,the servos are probably the
same as have been proven in the past.
Jim Yanik,NRA member
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